What the heck is the difference between velvet, velveteen & velour?

I am the first to admit that I don’t know much about formal fashion vocabulary.  The benefit of having my blog is that I get to learn and educate others along the way! You’d have to be living under a rock to miss out on this trend alert: luxe textures like velvet, velveteen & velour are in! The question is do you really know which is which? Because the three fabrics share the common element of a cut pile, it’s often easy to mix them up. They actually have unique characteristics, and once you understand the differences you can actually tell them apart.

So are you ready to learn about the difference between velvet, velveteen & velour? Here goes!

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How good is your fashion vocabulary?

I was perusing on Pinterest and fell into a “Fashion Vocabulary” black hole. So, I decided to curate these little infographics with hopes that you can refer to them when you need! I mean, I am asked to describe clothing all the time, and because I am not a fashion designer by trade and have zero formal experience in fashion education (apart from watching Fashion television with mom growing up), I myself, will be referring to these charts more often than I would like to admit!

Happy learning!

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